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Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin in Bali

Nestled within the luxurious confines of Bali’s vibrant culinary landscape, Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin stands as a testament to the exquisite artistry of Michelin-starred chef Luca Fantin, led by head chef Alessandro Mazalli.

Known for his sophisticated cuisine, Luca Fantin earned international acclaim for its meticulous attention to detail, the delicate use of the finest global ingredients, and the precise, artful presentation of each dish. This same level of culinary excellence has seamlessly transitioned to his Bali venture, ensuring diners a sublime gastronomic experience.

The most Romantic Dining spot in Bali

At the heart of Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin lies the Menù Degustazione, a dynamic degustation menu available in five- or seven-course options, with optional wine pairings. This ever-evolving menu reflects the seasons, offering a rotating selection of stellar dishes that highlight the freshest ingredients. While the menu continually evolves, certain iconic dishes remain steadfast, ensuring guests can always indulge in signature creations.

Regardless of the season or the menu selection, the magic of Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin lies in its delicate simplicity. Here, the refined techniques of European gastronomy merge effortlessly with the purity and freshness of each ingredient. This harmonious fusion allows the exceptional quality of each element to shine, creating a symphony of flavors that is both elegant and profound. Fantin’s deep knowledge and respect for each ingredient ignite his creativity, drawing inspiration from Bali’s seasonal bounty to craft modern Italian cuisine that is both innovative and rooted in tradition.

Every dish at Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin is a celebration of the finest ingredients and meticulous craftsmanship. From the intricate plating to the balance of flavors, each element is thoughtfully curated to provide a pleasant dining experience. The restaurant's ambiance, echoing the sophistication of its cuisine, offers a serene backdrop where guests can immerse themselves in the culinary journey.

Chef Alessandro Mazzali

Alessandro Mazzali, a culinary virtuoso from Pavia, Italy, has embarked on a remarkable journey in the gastronomic world, culminating in his role as the head chef at Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin at the Bulgari Resort Bali. His illustrious career began at the prestigious Bulgari Hotel Milano, a training ground where he developed a profound appreciation for the finest Italian ingredients and honed his culinary skills.

Alessandro Mazzali (left) and Luca Fantin (right)

Mazzali's passion for cooking ignited in his early childhood, deeply rooted in the rich culinary traditions of his Italian family. His early experiences helping his mother prepare family meals sparked a curiosity and love for food that guided his educational choices. At 14, he committed to pursuing a culinary career by enrolling in a hotel management school, where his internships and early professional kitchen experiences laid the foundation for his future endeavors.

His journey with the Bulgari brand began in 2012 at Bulgari Milano, where he started as a commis. Over time, he absorbed the nuances of high-end Italian cuisine, which prepared him for his next significant role at Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin in Ginza, Tokyo. There, he was captivated by Luca Fantin’s contemporary take on fine dining, which elegantly balanced modern techniques with authentic flavors. This experience not only refined his culinary artistry but also deepened his understanding of the evolving culinary scene, emphasizing the timeless principles of hard work, professionalism, product research, and authenticity.

At Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin in Bali, Mazzali brings a unique blend of contemporary Italian cuisine, infusing traditional pasta and risotto dishes with modern techniques and local ingredients. While the Bali restaurant adheres to the same principles of product respect and flavor authenticity as its Tokyo counterpart, the tropical climate and local produce introduce a distinctive twist. This fusion of Italian culinary heritage with Balinese influences results in a menu that is both innovative and faithful to its roots.

Mazzali draws inspiration from the rich bounty of local ingredients, using his creativity to craft menus that reflect a contemporary Italian identity. His close collaboration with Luca Fantin ensures that each dish embodies a harmonious blend of their culinary visions. Regular exchanges of ideas and hands-on collaborations during Luca's visits to Bali enable them to continually evolve the menu, staying true to the restaurant's esteemed reputation.

The Menu

For those seeking a dining experience that transcends the ordinary, Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin in Bali offers a remarkable voyage into the world of haute cuisine. Here, every meal is a testament to Luca Fantin’s unwavering commitment to excellence, his passion for innovation, and his respect for the purity of each ingredient. Whether you are a connoisseur of fine dining or an adventurous foodie, a visit to Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin promises an extraordinary culinary adventure that lingers long after the last bite.

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Bulgari Resort Bali

Jl. Goa Lempeh, Uluwatu

+62 815 5800 1969 (WA)


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